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Architecture+Design Film Festival: A Legacy of Mies and King

Sun, Apr 22 / 7 pm
Directed by Nienke Andersson
2017, Netherlands, 62 minutes
English and Dutch with subtitles

This film documents the meticulous renovation of Washington DC’s central library, designed by architect Mies van der Rohe in the 1960s and dedicated to the civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr. The film follows architect Francine Houben as she investigates the past and present to design a ‘library of the future’. During her quest, both the building’s namesake and the original architect look over her shoulder critically.

The Architecture+Design Film Festival (adff.ca) is co-presented by the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation and Cinematheque and is sponsored by Canada Council, Manitoba Association of Architects, University of Manitoba and Urban Idea.

Sponsored by Monteyne Works.

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